Senior Citizen Programming

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SENIOR ACTIVITIES

  • Club and Organization Meetings -- Many senior citizen groups hold their meetings in the Village Hall Community Center. These groups organize their meetings independently of the Department. The groups may sponsor lectures, scrabble, cards, chorus, holiday parties, luncheons, and the like.
  • Monthly Newsletter -- A schedule of activities and important information is published for senior residents.

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES
For more information, call 847/870-5680.

  • Income Tax Assistance -- This service is offered free of charge to lower-income senior citizens filing simple returns, and is sponsored by the AARP group.
  • Odd Job Listings -- The names of plumbers, electricians, painters, carpenters, yard workers, snow shovelers, etc., are available for residents who need to employ tradesmen to do odd jobs around their homes.
  • Senior Handyman Program

TRANSPORTATION

RTA Special User Card Applications -- All residents, sixty-five years of age or older, are eligible for a Reduced Fare card. Applications are available in the Human Services Department.

SENIOR WALKING CLUB

Senior residents are invited to walk with the Mount Prospect Medical Reserve Corps nurses every Tuesday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., May through October, at Centennial Park directly behind the Mount Prospect Plaza. The 1/2 mile long paved walking path is tree-lined and has several benches along the way. All seniores may participate.